Iraq war plans

British and American forces planning war against Iraq have revealed details of their plans to topple Saddam Hussein, which will start with a devastating bombing campaign ahead of a massive ground attack by thousands of troops from Kuwait.

Defence and intelligence officials have told The Observer that they have drawn up a list of targets, including Saddam’s home town of Tikrit, as well as key Ministries and properties owned by members of Saddam’s family and senior Iraqi officials.